Springbank Secondary College supports students with special needs and their learning with intervention and support that is provided in classes as negotiated by the team of student, parents and teachers.
Literacy and Numeracy Support
Literacy and Numeracy testing occurs in years 8-10 through Progressive Achievement Test (PAT). The data obtained from these tests is used to identify individual student strengths and needs and their learning program is enhanced. Student requiring extra support are also able to access the Quicksmart numeracy program in a 1:1 or small group setting.
Students on a Negotiated Education Plan (NEP)
Students eligible for an NEP receive specific support as negotiated with the team of parents, teachers and students. In-class support is provided across the curriculum depending on student needs.
English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EALD)
Students eligible for EALD support receive in class support as determined by their literacy levels. Staff are trained to support these students within mainstream classes.
Additional Outside Programs
Programs are available outside the school. These can include programs tailored to specific student needs. They include Daws Road Centre programs and vocational courses offered through the Inner South Curriculum Alliance schools.